ACE Ethanol Today Magazine Celebrates 20 Years

Cindy Zimmerman

The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has issued its lineup of editorial themes and advertising opportunities for 2023 to celebrate the publication providing timely, in-depth information about the people, policies and issues that drive ethanol in America for two decades. “At ACE, we’re grateful to be celebrating our twentieth year of …

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Export Exchange is Underway in Minneapolis

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2022 Export Exchange welcomed hundreds of buyers and sellers of U.S. coarse grains and co-products to Minneapolis Wednesday evening for a reception prior to the official kickoff of the event Thursday. “It’s looking great,” said Chad Willis, a farmer from Minnesota and past chair of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC). “After COVID, everybody wanted to get out and be …

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Registration Opens for 2023 National Ethanol Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Registration is now open for the Renewable Fuels Association’s 28th annual National Ethanol Conference, to be held in Orlando from February 28 to March 2. The 2023 event theme is “Ready. Set. Go!” reflecting the U.S. ethanol industry’s momentum moving forward into new markets and opportunities. The NEC is the nation’s most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry …

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MN Bio-Fuels Wraps Up E15 Promotional Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) has just wrapped up a successful five-month E15 promotional campaign in the Twin Cities metro area aimed at rewarding drivers for fueling up with 15% ethanol fuel. “As fuel prices strained consumers’ pocket books this summer, our promotional events with KS95 provided us with a unique opportunity to educate drivers about how they could …

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Hundreds of Grain Buyers Expected at Export Exchange

Cindy Zimmerman

More than 200 international customers from 50 countries and nearly 300 domestic suppliers of grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), are arriving in Minneapolis this week for Export Exchange 2022, the first time the event has been held since 2018. The event is co-sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association and RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper …

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Honeywell Announces New Ethanol-to-Jet Fuel Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

Honeywell has announced an innovative ethanol-to-jet fuel (ETJ) processing technology that allows producers to convert corn-based, cellulosic, or sugar-based ethanol into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Demand for SAF continues to grow, yet the aviation industry is challenged by limited supplies of traditional SAF feedstocks such as vegetable oils, animal fats and waste oils. Ethanol offers producers a widely available, economically …

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Higher Ethanol Blends Fuel the Cure in Nebraska

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s October so that means many fuel retailers in Nebraska are turning pink to raise money for cancer research and educate drivers about higher ethanol blends. The Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Ethanol Board, and Renewable Fuels Nebraska sponsor Fuel the Cure in conjunction with retail stations each October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 50 Nebraska gas stations …

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RFA Files Motion in Lawsuit Against EPA over RFS

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has filed a motion to intervene on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency in a suit brought against the agency by the Center for Biological Diversity over the Renewable Fuel Standard. The environmental organization’s suit seeks a court review of EPA’s renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard for compliance years 2020 through 2022, and …

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Ethanol Report on YPN Growth

Cindy Zimmerman

Several ethanol industry veterans have retired lately after serving in the business for some 30-40 years. But right behind the old guard there is a new guard taking shape and the Renewable Fuels Association’s Young Professionals Network is helping them get involved for the future of the industry. In this episode of the Ethanol Report, we hear from Janet Fisher …

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Truth About Ethanol and Carbon Emissions

Cindy Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper sets the record straight on ethanol and carbon emissions in a commentary on the RFA Blog There’s been a lot of talk—and a lot of confusion—recently about corn ethanol’s carbon footprint. Before being retracted due to “flawed interpretation of data” and “inaccurate estimates of carbon emissions,” a September 8 Reuters article initially …

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